Category Archives for "Mindfulness"

Feeling Depressed? 10 Misconceptions You Need To Know

The recent suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams has once again put the spotlight on the illness of depression. Although there was an outpouring of kind words and sympathy for Robin Williams and his family, there were a few misguided voices suggesting his suicide was cowardly and selfish. I think these are the voices […]


15 Negative Thoughts Holding You Back From Health and Happiness

Put a rubber band around your wrist. Throughout your day, when you notice the rubber band, stop for a moment and examine the thoughts you were just thinking. Were they positive, neutral, or negative? As you examine your thoughts, also pay attention to how you feel. Are you calm? Agitated? Anxious? Irritated? Energized? Take a […]


Mindfulness, Oprah, and the Smiling Meditation of Thich Nhat Hahn

“Breathing in I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile.” ~Thich Nhat Hahn There is more power in a smile than you may have ever contemplated. Yesterday I was driving to pick my daughter up from school and tuned in to Oprah Radio on XM radio. I was delighted to hear an interview she […]